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ABC
Jul 7, 2011 11:35pm EDT
, they will always find one. >> beyond a reasonable doubt is like swiss cheese. there's holes everywhere. there's big p pces missing. there's gaps. >> reporter: jennifer ford, injure numb juror number 3 in the trial, told us all the evidence prosecutors said point to guilt could have pointed another way, too. >> every expert, like, with anything, i could have been what the prosecution said, it could be the defense. if it's both, it could not be proven. >> there's a disconnect. because people outside see the trial on television. they think of it as reality telelesion. and on television, there's always a result. if this person isn't guilty, someone else is. in real life, we may never know what happened. we may end up with uncertainty. uncertainty is a very important part of the criminal justice system. >> most cases are circumstantial evidence. that's so not unusual. and nevertheless, juries, most of the time, find their way to a conviction when the circumstantial evidence adds up. in my opinion, this did. >> reporter: but for casey anthony, all that is just a moomoot argument now. what happens to her?
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 4:30am EDT
. arkway was shu remain hbound lanes closed throughout much of this morning. >> our other big story. we could be just hours away from the final flight of the space shuttle program, that is if the weather holds up. k here from ve loo cape canaveral where atlantis at 11:26 ed to launch this morning. no-go is there is a 70% orecast due rain and thunderstorms. launch, the y ur-crew load will carr supplies to the international space station. new this morning, seven ople and a expected gunman are all dead after a shooting ree yesterday in grand apids, michigan. 34-year-old rodrick shonte dantzler shot seven people cluding his daughter and exgirlfriend before leading people on a chase and taking hostages. when andoff finally ended dantzler shot himself in the escaped.the hostages hours. s been a busy 24 meanwhile, two children still chain ng after a scary reaction crash on the beltway yesterday. >> that's right. e crash killed one man and left traffic snarled for hours. it all started with a flat ire. > police say around 6:00 the cadillac white a flat. ver to change behind amaritan stopped
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 12:00am EDT
is a big sign here in l.a. we don't have leaves or anything to tell us. i love summertime. now that summer is upon us, i would like to thank arnold schwarzenegger and anthony weiner for helping us get through the spring. we had a charlie sheen winter. and a schwarzen-weiner spring. one can only wonder wh celebrity will take us through the summer. i nominate paula abdul. the start of summer, of course, means the end of school. a lot of kids are graduating right now. graduation ceremonies are boring, let's face it. you have to sit through hundreds of names until you finally get to one that you came to see. but sometimes a student or even a group of students will do something fun to liven things up a little. these are usually the same kids who go to prison later on in life. but now they do provide a valuable public service. and tonight we salute those brave individuals whose graduation antics sometimes go awry. ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: still on their parents health plan, don't worry. [ applause ] speaking of high school students, this is -- a 51-year-old actor named doug hutchinson, who you may reco
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 7:00am EDT
a few seconds left. if they can't get that big deal they might try for a smaller one. what happens on august 2nd if there is no agreement. >> reporter: the u.s. government runs out of money. some are looking for ways to roll over some of the debt, but this is really just managing a sinking ship more than anything. on august 4th, $87 billion in debt comes due and there needs to be a new debt to take its place, george. >> jake, thanks very muchch >>> turning now to casey anthony. she'll have to wait a little bit longer before she gets out of jail. adding an additional four days and with time already served a week from sunday will now be her last day behind bars. abc's ashleigh banfield is in orlando with the latest. how did they come up with this recalculated release date? >> reporter: just different math and honestly this is such a frenzy yesterday it's assumed they did this so quickly, once orange county jail officials went back over the numbers they realized it wasn't right. it was more clerical as we understand than anything else but it means she's getting out a little later than
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 2:35am EDT
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ABC
Jul 8, 2011 6:00pm EDT
over this one fast. >> we have a lot to look forward to. we have a big weekend series. we look forward to winning the series bling idiots colorado. >> -- winning the series in colorado. >> look at espinoza on his knees, thrust the first to get the out. unbelievable. just one complete motion. he could be their future shortstop. he defies gravity. he has now earned sports centers top plays. he sent a bullet to first for the outbreak he does not even break that line. the indians when 5-4. rather than wait for the n.c.a.a. to deal out punishment, the ohio state are doing that themselves. the school vacated all 12 of its victories from 2010. this comes on the heels of the head coach resigning. other measures officially taken to date include a five game suspensions of five players involved in violations. those players sold paraphernalia for cash. breaking news, capstans. he was traded in exchange for a fourth round pick in 2012. he was the start of the winter classic. he scored two goals against pittsburgh but he suffered from a shoulder season late and this season. now he gets to go home. o
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 6:30pm EDT
weeks, a year, compared to under 55.r 35 weeks for those the problem, employers, big and small, are reluctant to hire new workers until they are convinced the economy is really turning around. right now, they are not. john owns two clothing stores in new york city. a typical small businessman. he employs a total of ten people. just about the national average. and in the weak onomy, he's discouraged from hiring because other employers aren't hiring. >> i see no growth in employment. it doesn't bode well for growing my business. >> reporter: and he wants to see other signs of recovery before talking on any new workers. >> we have to see easier credit and more demand. >> reporter: then you would start hiring? >> then we would start hiring. >> reporter: do you see that coming any time soon? >> not at all. >> reporter: and i asked him what he wants washington to do, he said, persuade the banks to start lending more readily and more generally do something about jobs. frustration that he, an employer, shares with millions of people who are looking for work. >> well, ron, that's the is
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 4:00am EDT
. the previous three to four months wasn't long enough to find a new job. >>> big pickup trucks respect selling. there's concern that could lead to price wars and lower profits. the biggest backlog is gm full size pickup trucks and gmc sierra. >> that is not a problem for the toyota prius. the automaker expects this year's sales to beat last year's despite the natural disasters that cut production. the increase of the prius sales was fueled by high gas pricic. >>> back to school sales are starting early. sorry, kids. one reason is that stores are nervous about consumer spending despite yesterday's good retail spending numbers. last year consumers spent more than $55 million on back-to-school shopping. >> the brand-new pencil keeper. >>> the shocking report on obesity rates across the country. here we go again, all the abdomen shots. why this is an alarming epidemic. >>> while being embroiled in a scandal rupert murdoch's world is crumbling around him. yeah, dirt? do you think the two of us will ever find the one? well, we've been left behind by so many mops and brooms... aw, man! ...but we have
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 12:00pm EDT
at that moment then 30 minutes before we got the green and it was a go. so everyone gave a big cheer and gathered by the water and saw something special. this four-person crew. it's four people instead of the typical six or seven people because there's not another shuttle that can go up and retrieve them in case they can't return on atlantis, they would have to rely on the russian caps sule. so a four-person crew. and the theme today was history and emotion. everybody used the word emotion when describing people crying out here. just a really special day out here at the cape. >> all right. emotions running high. scott, thanks so much for that live report. >> and for the nasa visors watching, it was a bittersweet feeling. continuing our breaking news coverage live at the space flight center. >> at the auditorium here, it is now empty but it was packed. standing room only as people gathered to watch the final mission. this room was silent as everybody waited for takeoff. >> zeroo and liftoff. >> there were many people here. people started to fill in ar
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 6:00am EDT
payments >>> big pickup trucks are sitting on dealer lots and there is concerned there could be a price wars and lower profits earlier this year. the biggest backlog of inventory is the gmc full-size pickup. >>> the toyota prius sales should be last year's sales. the increase in sales was fuelled by high credit -- high gas prices. >>> back-to-school sales are starting early because stars are nervous about consumer spending despite the good retail spending numbers yesterday. last year, consumers spent more than $55 million on back-to- school shopping. >> thank you very much. the time is 6:19 and time for traffic and weather. >>> the rain will start late this morning and into the mid day and it will really had us this afternoon. to let the morning sunshine deceive you. there are some blue sky is mixed in with cloud cover pa but it will be an active afternoon. this is the drought monitor. a good portion of our viewing area is abnormally dry at the moment. agricultural speaking, it is a good thing. it could be too much of a good thing. that is why we have the flash flood watch that will tak
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. -- a boutique bottles line in georgetown. >> do what you want, it is your big day. you should do it the way that feels more comfortable. >> the number one piece of the device is find something that makes you feel like the best version of view. >> they look -- if they look comfortable together, they can finish each other's sentences. rewind to middle school, when they bonded over the bank calls. >> my first memory is on a school bus in the seventh grade. that is how we bonded and became friends we both heard the bangles song. >> their friendship lasted through the years. when they both were getting married they felt like the d.c. bridal market needed something new. they decided to put their entrepreneurial. spirit to the test. they knew going into business together could be the end of a rare friendship. they say it is a perfect partnership. >> there is nothing better than going to work every day with your best friend. >> it is working. since a hitch opened in 2005, the business has grown 20% each year. they just expanded in may. >> a great story, thank you. of next, another reason for you to
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